Friday, December 15th 2017
Designer Daphne Newman’s latest ‘Love Awakened’ collection, features 10 breath-taking couture veils. Each piece is handmade using silk tulle and exclusive lace sourced by Daphne on her travels to Europe and the Middle East.
Shot at an 11th century monastery in Umbria Italy with LANE favourite Lelia Scarfiotti, Daphne and her team set out to change the mood of the veil; focusing on the contrast of the feminine and ethereal details against the time worn facades of the ancient structures. Inspired by the rich history of Italy and her global pursuit of rare lace, Daphne’s vision was a unity of textural detailing and ornate silhouettes in the most traditional setting of them all- the catholic church. Demonstrating to brides and industry alike, that you can incorporate tradition without compromising personal style.
Each piece is designed to be kept by the bride as a timeless memory of her wedding style, and cherished as an heirloom for future generations- a rarity in our modern society of fast fashion. As the defining bridal accessory, Daphne encourages her brides to carefully choose their veil, as an honest reflection of their style and personality, and not simply an afterthought of the gown.
Love Awakened is available at stockist’s in Canada and the United States, as well as on her website. Additionally, all of Daphne’s collections can be found exclusively at SPINA Bride in New York City.
Creative Direction: Daphne Newman + Raquelle Kilotaitis
Wedding Veils: Daphne Newman
Photographer: Lelia Scarfiotti
Model: Cloe Simoncioni of Casting Firenze
Hair/Makeup: Katie Angus of The Future Mrs.
Gowns: Beaded long sleeve - Liz Martinez from Spina Bride / Lace off the shoulder - Liz Martinez from Spina Bride / Beaded/Glitter Gown - Karen Willis Holmes from Pearl and Dot / Slip Dress - Daphne Newman
Venue: Umbria, Italy